Cognizable



[kog-nuh-zuh-buh l, kon-uh-, kog-nahy-] /ˈkɒg nə zə bəl, ˈkɒn ə-, kɒgˈnaɪ-/

adjective
1.
capable of being perceived or known.
2.
being within the jurisdiction of a court.
/ˈkɒɡnɪzəbəl; ˈkɒnɪ-/
adjective
1.
perceptible
2.
(law) susceptible to the jurisdiction of a court
adj.

1670s, “capable of being known,” also “liable to be tried in a given court or jurisdiction,” from stem of cognizance + -able.

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